4/2023: As of the beginning of April, I have stepped into the role of Professor of History and Theory of Photography at SRH Berlin School of Design and Communication. I am thrilled to continue my journey with my wonderful colleagues and students at SRH.

Past news:

8/2022: The MA Program in Photography will welcome its first class at SRH Berlin School of Design and Communication this upcoming October 2022. I co-designed the theoretical curriculum for this program. More information can be found here.

9/2019: A new interview with the amazing Chicago-based photographer Laura Letinsky has been published in Afterimage

10/2018: As of 4.10.2018, I’ve started my new job as Editor of the Art Market Dictionary book and database project at De Gruyter publishers in their Berlin office. I’m thrilled to start this new chapter and to continue working on this project–I’ve been associated with it as a freelance editor for the last year.  We’re still seeking contributors for articles on galleries, dealers, auction houses, and art fairs from 1900-now in Europe and North America. If you’re interested or know colleagues or grad students who are, feel free to get in touch! (sarah.goodrum at

5/2018: An article on Walter Hahn’s tiny Museum für Photographie in Dresden has been published as part of a special issue on Photo Transfer in Cold War Europe in the International Journal of History, Culture, and Modernity. It’s Open Access, so read it immediately (or download) here.

2/2018: Just out today, 8.2.208: a review of the Parapolitics exhibition at Berlin’s Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Temporary Art Review.

1/2018: A new article on photographer Christian Schulz’s images of 1980s West Berlin has just been published in Afterimage–there’s a preview here.

2/2017: At long last! BOSmagazine is born! A publication that has been under discussion and then in planning since 2015 has launched at: We have launched with a fascinating collection of artist interviews. Have a look!

9/2016: A new book review was just published on H-Soz-Kult.

5/2016: I’m a proud Editor in Chief today: The first article of new digital art publication bosmagazine is now live! An interview with the amazing feminist performance artist Melanie Jame Wolf by Lorena Juan of Coven Berlin. Watch out for our full launch–a series of artists interviews–in June!

6/2016: And now for something completely different. My new article about gendered fashion just came out on Coven Berlin. Enjoy the bonus awkward photo of me in 1995!

12/2015: I gave a lecture about my research on the East German exhibition Vom Glück des Menschen and The Family of Man at Decad art space in Berlin on December 12 at 5pm. Stay tuned for the video of the presentation, which I’ll post here soon.

11/2015: My new piece in Zeithistorische Forschungen (Studies in Contemporary History) is out now in print and online.